The End of an Era

Wind and rain did not deter 59 members of the Kilmington Gardening Club from gathering to review the year at its AGM and Social on Friday, 9th November, when our President, Sydie Bones gave her farewell address to the club that she has helped to nurture for many...

Gardening season is well under way!

The Chelsea Flower Show has been and gone which tells us that the gardening season is well and truly under way. And what a busy season it has been so far, as you will see! The first of Kilmington Gardening Club’s events of the year was the Annual Plant Market on 5th...

Surprising weather

As ever, the weather continues to throw up surprises, with the wet spring being brought to a dramatic halt and glorious summer conditions giving us a temporary, but very welcome, respite! Cool, showery weather returned towards the end of the month to ensure that April...

Positive Prospects in the Garden

The weather over the last few weeks has been more conducive to hiding in the greenhouse than getting out in the garden, but now that we have put the clocks forward, it is time to start being positive about the prospects in the garden! It is also time to start planning...

The Beast from the East

On 1st March, meteorological spring arrived and with it ‘The Beast from the East’! Even Kilmington experienced quite heavy snowfall, followed by freezing rain which made getting out and about decidedly slippery and caused many icicles to form! Thankfully the snow has...